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PBS
Sep 8, 2010 2:30pm PDT
can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> bp releases its first report about the oil spill in the gulf of mexico. it says others must bear responsibility. and anti-islamist groups in nigeria freeze at 700 prisoners. the death of democracy. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america, also around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- despite worldwide outrage, the american church planning to burn the koran is not backing down. and how the way and mandan says reveals more than meets the eye. -- and how the way a man dances reveals more than meets the eye. hello to you. bp has given its own account of what caused it april's catastrophic oil spill in the gulf of mexico. eleven workers died when the deepwater horizon oil rig exploded. bp faces hundreds of lawsuits and compensation claims. its report today says no single factor caused the disaster. it accepts that some responsibility, but it points the finger of blame to several other companies. it speaks of a complex series of mechanical failures, as well as human errors
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
return this morning, another look at this morning's top stories. >>> damage control. bp points fingers in its own assessment of what went wrong in the gulf. [ female announcer ] your hands are only as clean as the towel used to dry them. so why use the same hand towel over and over instead of a clean, fresh one every time? kleenex® brand hand towels. a clean, fresh towel every time. oh, see, this is the back to school list. the cost always makes mom freak. mommy. mom. hey, mom. good times. mom, the back to school list is here. looks expensive. graphing calculator, flash drive, pencils, p-- that was easy. good times. [ male announcer ] get back to school and back to savings on everything on your list at staples. >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's another look at today's weather. there continues to be flooding concerns from tropical depression hermine and a severe weather threat returns to the plains today. the east and west coast looking good today but the southeast muggy and humid. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. there's new fire danger in colorado as crews cont
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:30am PDT
return this morning, another look at this morning's top stories. >>> damage control. bp points fingers in its own assessment of what went wrong in the gulf. [ female announcer ] your hands are only as clean as the towel used to dry them. so why use the same hand towel over and over instead of a clean, fresh one every time? kleenex® brand hand towels. a clean, fresh towel every time. driver and train operator sickout.. when it could start, and how long it could last. a runaway dumptruck smashes up a street full of cars! what c-h-p believes... caused the big truck to go out of control guys -- know what you're doing on the dance floor? the moves sure to get you noticed by the ladies -- for the wrong reasons. join us for cbs 5 eyewitness news early edition ... beginning at five. ,,,, >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's another look at today's weather. there continues to be flooding concer from tropical depression hermine and a severe weather threat returns to the plains today. the east and west coast looking good today but the southeast muggy and humid. >>> here's another look at this morn
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:00am EDT
, another look at this morning's top stories. >>> damage control. bp points fingers in its own assessment of what went wrong in the gulf. [ female announcer ] your hands are only as clean as the towel used to dry them. so why use the same hand towel over and over instead of a clean, fresh one every time? kleenex® brand hand towels. a clean, fresh towel every time. >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's another look at today's weather. flooding concerns from hermine and a severe weather threat returns to the northern plains today. the east and west coast looking good today but the southeast muggy and humid. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. there's new fire danger in colorado as crews continue to battle a wildfire that's destroyed at least 135 homes near boulder. and the florida preacher who plans to burn korans on saturday to make the ninth an verse of 9/11 attacks says he will not back down. >>> bp has issued a report about the oil disaster in the gulf of mexico. 11 workers died when the deepwater horizon rig died in april that led to the biggest oil spill in u.s. hi
WHUT
Sep 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
own investigations -- bp publishes the results of its own investigation. will it accept responsibility or play the blame game? >> history shows in most cases it is all to do with how procedures are implemented. welcome to "gmt." i'm george alagiah. also in the program -- football down under. she lay's trapped miners watch the national team -- chile's trapped miners. and moves on the dance floor -- what women look for. it is early morning in washington, 7:00 p.m. in hong kong and midday in london, headquarters of the oil giant bp. it is releasing the results of its own investigation of the explosion of the gulf of mexico rig that killed 11 workers and led to america's worst ever oil spill. one thing is clear -- it will not be the last word on the matter. >> originally some feared bp's reporting might exonerate the company entirely. in fact, the report admits some blame does attached to bp. it will give the inquiry reasonable credibility on both sides of the atlantic. one area of focus is the communication between the company and its contractors, particularly trans ocean, operator of the
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
spill in the gulf of mexico, bp has released a report saying with a feel is responsible. that is causing controversy. scott thuman joins us with more. >> bp faces hundreds of lawsuits and it will do its best to explain and share blame for this disaster. this report is 193 pages and alleges a series of mistakes. it was a drilling project 43 days behind schedule. bp admits that gap may have contributed to the disaster but does not mean it is taking the blame. bp pointed its finger at transocean and halliburton. in this video bp describes the panic that ensued when the well blew. they quickly try to divert the mud. combustible gases began spreading and alarms sound all across the rate. one minute later pressure reaches a critical level. >> there was a roaring noise. >> then an explosion. >> the investigation to move forward for the families. >> bp lays most of the blame on a bad cement job and misinterpreted pressure readings. this is not bp's mea culpa. bp is happy to slice the blame as long as they get the smallest piece. transocean said this is a self- serving report. the white h
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 12:30am PDT
economy. who is to blame, bp and its contractors accused each other over the oil disaster. this american pastor says he still intends to plan copies of the koran despite worldwide condemnation. quote and welcome to -- quote -- >> welcome to "bbc world news." some mexican drug cartels are carrying out as in -- carrying out insurgencies. mexico insists institutions are strong enough to resist the cartels. mexican marines have arrested seven. >> in a remote farmhouse last month, an act of pure savagery. 72 people bound and shot. when the killers fled, they left and armory worthy of a small army. mexican troops attacked a stronghold of the gang responsible. four men were arrested. government forces have arrested three more. >> a navy patrol has arrested three people accused of organized crime. several people arrested are part of the operational structure of this gang. they carried out the murder of a 72 migrants. >> it was the latest in a series of recent massacres. in may, 55 bodies were found in an abandoned mine south of mexico city. in july, 54 bodies were discovered in a rubbis
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. the report cites eight key failures that led to the explosion and collapse of the well. bp also accepts some of the responsibility. but it faults other companies as well. it says there was no single acor inaction that caused the disaster. some critics stay report is self-serving. we'll have more on all that coming up in our next half-hour. the search continues for the man who sexually assaulted a woman at a bus stop in fairfax county. that alleged attack happened about 4:30 this morning near la vista drive and franconia road in the franconia area. earlier today, the police went door to door looking for clues in the case. they also wanted to warn residents the suspect is still on the loose. >> we do believe at this point the attack was random. a woman standing at the bus stop wagting for the bus. and apparently someone approached her from behind and began to assault her. >> the man who was out jogging saw the woman and called police. the woman is being treated at a hospital. >>> the parents of the 9-year-old fairfax county girl who died while riding a bicycle last week are speaki
CNN
Sep 2, 2010 10:00pm EDT
to people down in the gulf with the bp disaster playing out. we also learn some new information about how much bp has spent on commercials. remember earlier this summer we heard the $50 million figure? it is way higher than that. we'll tell you. you never will guess how much they've spent since the spill on self promotion. >>> next tonight, the congresswoman at the center of the scholarship scandal, democrat from dallas said she didn't know about the rules against giving donated money to her grandkids and grandnephews and the children of one of her staffers. we're keeping them honest tonight. we talked to her earlier. >> i know you want -- i can't help you. all i can do is tell you the truth. >> i think you've done enough in terms of making a scandal. you exercise and eat right, but your blood sugar may still be high, and you need extra help. ask your doctor about onglyza, a once daily medicine used with diet and exercise to control high blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. adding onglyza to your current oral medicine may help reduce after meal blood sugar spikes and may help r
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 4:30am PDT
have another surprise brewing? >>> lurking below. two-inch-thick passes of oil possibly from the bp spill are found on the seabed in the gulf. >>> and a clean sweep. rafael nadal cements his place >>> and a clean sweep. rafael nadal cements his place in the record books. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everyone, good to see you. i'm terrell brown. betty nguyen is on assignment this morning. the 2010 primary season draws to a close today. seven states and the district of columbia are holding primary elections. republicans are trying to put in candidates who can ride voter discontent to big gains come november. but there's also defiance within the gop. party leaders are keeping a close eye on today's senate race in delaware. tara mergener is in washington this morning with more. tara, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. well, this primary is definitely causing some anxiety. party officials fear a tea party win will complicate efforts to take back the senate. the tea party has its sights set on delaware. >> not celebrating yet. encouraged and hopeful, bu
PBS
Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. in tokyo. i'm catherine kobayashi. >>> energy giant bp has concluded that the catastrophic gulf oil spill was caused by a linked series of mechanical and human failures involving multiple companies. its report has immediately been met by a backlash. the investigation was conducted by a team of bp and outside experts, and disclosed on wednesday. the report blames eight interlinked findings for the incident or accident including the poor quality of cement used to contain hydrocarbons at the sea bottom and the rig crew's delay in noticing irregular ates. outgoing bp representative tony hayward says a series of events led to the tragedy. he insisted transocean and others are responsible. transocean immediately issued a comment calling the report a self-serve attempt to conceal the real cause of the explosion that started the disaster. it said bp had made a series of cost-saving decisions that increased the risk of an accident. the accident in april in the gulf of mexico left 11 dead and started a huge oil spill that lasted over three months. >>> u.s. president barack obama has annou
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 12:00pm EDT
, bp is releasing internal findings into what went wrong. the company takes some responsibility also passes blame around. >> 143 days after the explosion that killed 11 and spilled millions of barrels of oil into the gulf of mexico, bp is spreading the blame. >> these involved a number of companies, including bp. >> in its almost 200-page report, the safety officer outlined results of the internal investigation, finding no single factor but a series of failures, from cement by halliburton that did not stop gas and liquids from flowing out the casing, to misinterpretation of keep pressure tests by bp and rig owner transocean. even the rig's own workers are criticized for their conduct during the emergency. the incoming ceo, bob dudley, reiterates that the explosion was a shared responsibility among many entities. "ansocean's insert called it self-serving report." the government will come to its own conclusions as the fbi begins to inspect the blowout preventer recently raised from the sea floor, a key evidence in the justice department's criminal investigation. it will try to determin
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:00pm EDT
ahead on this friday. coming up, bp may have stopped the oil, but they haven't stopped trying to weasel their way out of paying. wait until you hear their latest ultimatum. >> we have done everything that we could possibly do -- >> she's speechless. so are we. we're going to o break down jan brewer's monumental brain freeze ten the republicans calling out a tea party candidate. so you think your kids are getting enough vegetables? yeah, maybe not. v8 v-fusion juice gives them a full serving of vegetables plus a full serving of fruit. but it just tastes like fruit. v8. what's your number? stay twice... earn a free night! two separate stays at comfort inn or any of these choice hotels can earn you a free night -- only when you book at choicehotels.com. ♪ [ male announcer ] ever have morning pain slow you down? ♪ introducing bayer am, an extra strength pain reliever with alertness aid, specially formulated to fight morning pain and fatigue. ♪ so get up and get goin'! with new bayer am. the morning pain reliever. time to face the pollen that used to make me sneeze... my eyes wa
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
down there with richard ilczyszyn of lind-waldock. now that bp spread around the blame for the gulf of mexico oil spill, investors will be looking to hear rebuttals from transocean and halliburton, two companies tied to the disaster. transocean owned the drilling rig called deepwater horizon, halliburton was in charge of cementing the well. and bp was operating the lease for the macondo well. bp's internal investigation report said "...decisions made by multiple companies and work teams contributed to the accident..." which arose from a series of mechanical failures, human judgements, and engineering design... bp cited weaknesses in cement design, testing, quality assurance and risk assessment which fell under halliburton's authority. in response to the negative pressure test, the report says the transocean rig crew along with bp well site leaders reached the incorrect view that the test was successful. and that the transocean rig crew did not recognize the influx of hydrocarbons and did not act to control the well until hydrocarbons had passed through the blow out preventer and int
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm EDT
story next. >>> bp releasing its internal investigation on what the oil giant said went wrong in the gulf of mexico. i'm chris gutierrez in new orleans, more on that story coming up. >>> look at this. that is the bottom of the potomac river. it's something that you couldn't see not too long ago. i'm beth parker and i will tell you what scientists say is making the difference. >>> and that sure is a great sign, beth. you know what? we're talking about big heat here again today into the mid- 90s and would you believe parts of this year could drop into the 50s tonight. cooler air is coming and you know what? tropical storm igor has formed. we have to talk about that and when the next chance of raits t >>> we'll see you then. keep it here, fox 5 news at 5 is getting started. d  >> the countdown continues, four days until the red skins meet the coy-- cowboys. will hainesworth take the field and what is mcnabb's status. >> reporter: we will start with the quarterback. who, thanks to a word scheduling quirk, will be playing the dallas cowboys for a third game in
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2010 8:00pm EDT
, now available in more than 1 million homes. provided by cable as a public service. >> after bp c e zero tony hayward testified before the british energy committee. safetyward defended bp's record. the committee is examining the safety of deep water drilling all of the u.k. coast. this is 1.5 hours. >> this is a program to at the net across our worldwide drilling operations. we would expect some of these to be widely adopted. this is -- i emphatically do not believe this is the case. the need to mitigate risk associated with offshore drilling is an industry issue and one i believe we all need to address. it is tempting to call for drilling bans. i think that is wrong given the world's demand for oil and gas. prior to this accident, the industry drilled for more than 20 years in deep water without a major accident. we should take a rational approach to this. we need to make sure the lessons are fully implemented across the world. there are for strategic actions this committee should consider in the u.k. confirm things are working as we intended. enhanced testing protocols on blowout
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. ironically, the bp spill has shown a kind of model for how the right interest get brought to the table to really focus on what we need to know and that is coast guard, industry, university scientists, agency scientists have been driven together by this tragedy. out of that, has come a fairly useful model for how we need to move forward. the natural resource damage assessment and -- i know you'll be talking about this tomorrow -- it is an example of how those interests pressed together actually produce time results in a reasonable timeframe. but baseline data, not available, at least not current data, and that's important for two reasons. one is so that the decisions about oil and gas activities in the arctic goes better and if there is an accident, we have a basis for evaluating the damage. >> capt., you said the public expects the federal government to play a leading role in the film response. that has been borne out with the events in the gulf. what is going to take, how long is it going to take for you to feel comfortable while saying that in alaska, the federal government could play a
KRON
Sep 9, 2010 12:30am PDT
neighborhoods along old san francisco road. >>> bp released its own investigative report. a look at what the company said i was depressed. i was shocked. sometimes cancer makes you feel very lonely. the doctors can do their best to cure the cancer, but it takes all of the other stuff to make you a whole person again. i've been given a second chance. announcer: at sutter health, our story is you. for more stories, visit sutterhealth.org. announcer: at sutter health, our story is you. lots of us are sick or hurt we have four times as many emotional problems as other kids i'll have to move over and over again. i'm twice as likely to drop out of high school. there's a 50-50 chance i'll end up homeless. not everyone can be a foster parent but anyone can help a foster child. >>> a series of tornadoes touchdown in the dallas texas area. one slammed a big rig into a warehouse. the remanence of tropical storm hermine led to 100 high water rescues in texas and oklahoma. two people are dead. the massive wild fire near boulder colorado is 10% contained tonight. four people are missing, 135 home
KRON
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm PDT
[ñindiscernibleñ] >> all of the fires have been set in neighborhoods along old san francisco road. >>> bp released its own investigative report. a look at what the company said was its fault while it also laze blame on others. just ahead on kron 4 news. as governor, he cut waste got rid of the mansion and the limo budgets were balanced. $4 billion in tax cuts. world class schools and universities. clean energy promoted. 1.9 million new jobs created. california was working. i'm jerry brown. california needs major changes. we have to live within our means; we have to return power and decision making to the local level-closer to the people and no new taxes without voter approval. jerry brown the knowledge and know-how to get california working again. >>> a series of tornadoes touchdown in the dallas texas area. one slammed a big rig into a warehouse. the remanence of tropical storm hermine led to 100 high water rescues in texas and oklahoma. two people are dead. the massive wild fire near boulder colorado is 10% contained tonight. four people are missing, 135 homes destroyed and 3,000 people evacuate
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 4:00pm EDT
shelves by next september. >>> bp has released its report on what it believes has led to the deadly explosion. bp has taken responsibility about it said that no single company or worker is to blame. j jay zbra in lienew orleans. >> reporter: they've been dispersioning recovery funds. now it fathers company is spreading the blame for the deepwater horizon tragedy. >> there was no single acor inaction that caused the accident. >> reporter: an internal investigation released today cites eight key failures that led to the explosion and collapse of the well. most of those, according to that report, the responsibility of the rig operator, trans ocean, or halliburton. the company that cemented the well. the bp analysis continues to defend the well design and use of fewer centralizers, six instead of the seven recommend. plus replacing the heavy drilling mud with water. all moves congressional leaders have labeled as cost saving measures that led to the disaster. a written response from transocean touches on those factors and call the bp investigation a self-serving report that attempts cou
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2010 3:00pm EDT
do you want to see? >> for bp to say, we're going to manifest our commitment by relocating our fortune 500 company into the city of new orleans. >> what you've seen i think in new orleans is steady progress but we've still got a long way to go. ♪ >>> in the space of just the last five years, new orleans has gone from a city known as the place where we all came to have a good time to a place known instead for enduring and overcoming hardship. katrina was about a lot of things. a big storm, a big engineering failure, race and class and politics and money, and more. it left us all with lessons to learn and hopefullnot repeat, and it left us all with a stake ♪ when the saints go marching in ♪ ♪ >> it's an american city unlike any other. >> this part of the country had an entirely different colonial history. has different language forms, has different food, has different architecture. >> founded by france, briefly owned by spain, and once the capital of the slave trade, the bustling port city of new orleans has flourished a multicultural haven.se w >> because there were fren
FOX
Sep 5, 2010 10:00pm EDT
the gulf koefl as bp raises a failed piece of equipment from a mile under the preventer is a key piece of evidence in helping investigators what led to the deep-water explosiin. it took 30 hours to haul it. bp targeted by insurgents. gunman >>> a new tamp honoring mother teresa is unveiled in >>>>$1 million prooram to put civilian police officers on the streets to do routine see theseeinvestigations throogh or turn them over to another invvstigator? are civilians going to be sticking around? >>reporter: civilian cops shouldn't work ertain cases, but wwth the right training could help and save taxpayers >> these arr folkk who haven't bben through the police academy. that is incredibly expensive. when you aad that together, this is half the cost. these tough budget -ptimes, it's worth looking at this. reporter: wwile overall crime is doww in san francisco this year, officers have had to respond to more than 3,000 burg aars. the chief is opeful that number will droo and other crimes will be resolvvd faster once civillan officerssare on the case starting in january. in san francisco, fox n
FOX
Sep 11, 2010 11:15pm EDT
just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion to an independent claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking for oil, cleaning it up if we find it and restoring the gulf coast. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. >> it's off the wall. >> andal season. >> don't you love it? >> love it. love it. >> tomorrow night is the redskins and the cowboys, you can believe it? i can believe it but can't wait for it. >> are you ready? >> i am ready. >> let me ask you the first question. >> all right. >> is the dallas cowboys, washington red skins th
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
another one later today. >> reporter: unlike the bp deepwater oil rig that exploded and killed 11 in april, this is an oil production platform, operating in only 340 feet of water. and according to its owner, is a small oil producer. >> daily production is on the order of 1,400 barrels. >> reporter: still, this accident was enough to get the governor of louisiana's attention. >> the company suspects what is burning now is what was actually in storage. >> reporter: the white house says, at this point, thursday's accident can't be compared to april's explosion, which triggered the worst oil spill in u.s. history. >> we obviously have response assets ready for deployment should we receive reports of pollution in the water. >> reporter: a government spokeswoman says the platform was undergoing maintenance when the explosion took place. sandra hughes, cbs news. >>> 200 miles east of that rig at the site of the deepwater horizon disaster, bp is a step closer to permanently sealing its blown out well. bp engineers have removed the temporary cap that stopped the gushing oil in july. next, th
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
underground well located 100 miles south of vermillion bay, louisiana and 200 miles west of bp's broken well. the company said 13 crew members were rescued. this week, the company's oil platform was producing 9 million cubic feet of natural gas and 14 hundred barrels of oil each day. these are pictures from mariner-energy's website of its oil platforms. it says it's among the largest independent oil and gas companies operating in the gulf of mexico. this one day chart of mariner energy stock shows the price fell sharply in the middle of the day on thursday, then recovered most of the loss closing down more than 2%. this second incident, although not as serious as bp's explosion in april still puts the spotlight once again on safety problems with off-shore oil operations. weslynne ashton is with the illinois institute of technology - stuart school of business. she's an assistant professor of environmental management & sustainability. welcome to the show weslynn. so the cause of the fire on mariner's oil platform is still under investigation. what does this say about safety records at oil
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
george's morago.ty college in l the government's point man on bp is telling the public that there will be no significant oil leaking when they removed the cap. >>> is really an and palestinian leaders will sit down for their first face-to-face talks in two years. president obama is cautiously hopeful the middle east leaders can resolve their differences. >>> sep gets off to a good start and facebook gets its own gift card. rob nelson has those stories and more. >> good morning. we begin with the stock market starting september with a bang. the dow jones sword 255 on wednesday, its best day in two months. better than expected reports on manufacturing in the u.s. and in china snapped a string of discouraging economic data. fed chairman ben bernanke appears before a panel today investigating crude causes of the financial crisis. he will give his take on a meltdown and potential risks of banks considered too big to fail. the maker of botox has agreed to pay $600 million to settle federal charges it illegally promoted the drug. the company's marketing lead doctors to approve it for hea
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 6:30pm EDT
mexico tonight, bp has uninstalled the infamous blowout preventer, that massive piece of equipment thought to have played a key role in the explosion of the "deepwater horizon" oil rig. it's being brought to the surface so investigators can examine it. a new one will be placed on the now plugged wellhead. also, bp raised some eyebrows today and made a lot of people angry all over again. as the new york times reported, the company warns it may not be able to pay all damage claims if congress passes new laws that would bar bp from new offshore drilling. >>> well, it's the video that is burning up the internet and it's at the expense of a public official. anyone who's ever had to speak in public might be able to identify with what you are about to see. for arizona's incumbent governor, the loss of words during a televised debate with her election rivals has now become something of a political nightmare. our report from nbc's kelly o'donnell. >> reporter: the big freeze in arizona. >> thank you all for watching us tonight. >> reporter: the debate blunder wednesday night that's going vi
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 11:00am EDT
neighborhoods. the blame game. bp releases the results of an internal investigation into the massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico. >>> super fans turn out in force for lady c doubleeat, dtoda >>> president obama will travel to cleveland this afternoon to pitch another idea he feels will help fix the economy. he proposed $50 billion for transportation projects to create jobs. today, he is expected to talk about a new series of tax breaks. tracie potts has more. >> reporter: the president is expected to urge congress to let the bush tax cuts expire for the wealthy. he wants to spend $50 billion on transportation projects and create $200 billion in business tax breaks allowing small businesses to write off capital investments giving them more cash to hire new workers. >> we are talking investments that are creating hundreds of thousands of private sector jobs right now. >> reporter: all of it is paid for by ending tax breaks for big companies. republicans say it is the wrong approach. >> i don't think the american people want anymore stimulus coming out of washington. >> reporter: it
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2010 5:00pm EDT
it apart? and the latest on the investigation as to what caused that huge bp spill down in the gulf. now, we discover that republicans in the senate are protecting bp from subpoena power and having their people being put under oath. why are they stopping a presidential commission from doing its job? are they taking oil money to protect them? finally, as promised, bill maher has dug into the christine o'donnell files. if evolution is real, why don't we see among keys evolves into humans. that's ahead, but let's check the scoreboard. let's start with a couple of races where democrats may be gaining strength. in kentucky, rand paul's lead has shrunk to two points in the newest poll. it's a robopoll, but it's a 13 point swing towards conway, the democrat. in nevada, harry reid is up now 45-40 over sharon engel. that's a significant lead considering the outfit. public opinion strategist is a republican pollster. now to california where new "l.a. times" usc poll has senator boxer building a comfortable lead over carly fiorina. look at that number. 51-43. boxer leads by eight points. in th
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. >>> and in an internal report, bp took some blame for the oil disaster. but in a possible preview, also pointed its finger at its partners on the doomed wrig. >>> for this deadly disaster, bp's internal review largely says, don't blame us. blame them. halliburton and transocean. two of its subcontractors on the rig, doomed by what bp calls a complex series of failures. >> halliburton did not conduct comprehensive lab tests. >> reporter: in bp's version of events, halliburton alouded bad to seep out of the wells. but others suspect halliburton's choice of the outer shell. knowing it was weak. brbp concedes its own representative decided to go ahead. >>> bp blames leaking onto the rig. and lastly, a faulty blowout preventer. a cascade of mistakes that send ended in disaster. >>> if they prevented any of those things, we might not have had the blowout there. >>> today's report prompt prompted another flurry of finger pointing. >> bp, as the lease holder and operator of the well, hired transocean to drill that well. >> today, a self-serving report attempts to conceal the fatally flawed desi
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 3:35am EDT
money, bp officials built a flimsier well. to avoid incriminating themselves, three bp execs have already pleaded the fifth. bp engineers unhooked the failed bop and installed the new one. >> i'm very pleased to announce that with the new blowout preventer on this well, this well does not constitute a threat to the gulf of mexico. >> reporter: now bp can complete the final kill of this doomed well. officials say that process can begin next week. allowing the company to move on to its next problem, $18 billion in potential fines. matt gutman, abc news. >>> nova scotia is still in cleanup mode this morning after getting battered by tropical storm earl. >> earl was no longer a hurricane by the time it made landfall saturday morning but heavy rain and winds toppled trees, knocked out power to 250,000 people all in canada. earl is being blamed for one death, a man who drowned off of halifax while trying to secure his boat. >>> here's your labor day forecast. stormy in the middle of the country. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail, isolated tornados from minnesota to kansas. windy in the
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
closer to tonight to finding out what caused that bp disaster. >>> angry anniversary. ground zero protests. koran burnings and now a campaign by must lips to change their public image. this week's anniversary of september 11th may be the most politicized yet. >>> rock of ages. you will not believe who has now become one of the most popular deejays in the world. >>> good evening. with his so-called recovery summer becoming a punch line and with the midterm elections just 58 days away, president obama hits the road tomorrow with a new plan for the economy in hand. this is about showing the president addressing issue number one for americans, and it's also about trying to help the democrats who may be paying a big price for voter anger over the bad economy. so we're going to start with david kerley in washington. >> reporter: back from camp david president obama is preparing to hit the road tomorrow unveiling his new economic plan with additional tax cuts. but already republicans are dubbing it too little too late. >> we always like to see a death bed conversion but the fact is if we
FOX
Sep 26, 2010 11:00pm PDT
pipes, especially older, uncoded ones can corrode and eventually rupture. four years ago, bp found coercion in its pipeline in alaska and it to shut it down for repares. here is ktvu's health and science editor john fowler from 2006. >> reporter: bp says it found 16 miles of pipeline so severely corroded it could take months to repair. >> only when we're absolutely satisfied that those lines are in good condition, will we bring those back into service. >> reporter: bp acknowledges that it hadn't clean out its aging pipes in at least 14 years, saying it didn't appea to be necessary. the industry standard is every few months. a bp leak and spill in alaska earlier this year sparked a criminal investigation. experts say corroded pipes should have been no surprise. >> they have known about that problem in all likelihood for a long period of time. >> reporter: uc berkeley civil engineer robert bee used to work for bp on pipeline coercion and showed us what industry experts know too well, how bacteria eat right through pipe. >> this is solid steel. >> reporter: and bacteria get into the p
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> investors probing the bp oil spill are beginning to look at a key piece of evidence. they seized the damaged well's 300-ton blowout preventer when brought to the surface over the weekend. as matt gutman reports, they'll be trying to figure out why it malfunctioned. >> reporter: like some mangled creature raised from the deep, this million-pound mass of steel could tell the story of what went wrong on april 20th and who's to blame for the worst spill in u.s. history and the deaths of 11 men. >> bringing this to a -- a conclusion for the investigation to move forward for the families is a major, major thing for the memory of them 11 men. >> reporter: the busted blowout preventer, or b.o.p., is such a key piece of evidence that the fbi documented every step of its slow rise to the surface. and agents will remain with it even as it's hauled to an ultra secure nasa location. the forensic teams from half a dozen agencies will scrutinize every inch of it. >> that what they'll be looking for is why this last-ditch stopgap measure didn't work. >> reporter: five stories high, the b.
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 4:30am PDT
, certainly. tara mergenemergener, thank you much. >>> the ruptured bp oil well in the gulf that led to the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history is spermnantly capped. over the weekend workers filled it with cement. 206 million gallons of oil spilled from the well since april. bp has already shelled out $8 billion and set aside another $20 billion to compensate victims. >>> campaign 2010, a bizarre development in the campaign of republican senate candidate christine o'donnell. it stems from a tv clip that's making the rounds on the internet. here's bob orr. >> reporter: no hotter political force in terms of buzz than republican senate candidate christine o'donnell, who rallied her delaware supporters at a sunday afternoon picnic. >> we are going to win this by uniting the party and we're going to win sussex county, i'm very confident that we're going to win this election. >> reporter: her tea-party-backed campaign took another weird tryst when she canceled appearances on two network shows, cbs's "face the nation" and fox news sunday. >> she she had scheduling conflicts and couldn't be h
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 4:30am PDT
repossessed last month. >>> the blow-out bp well in the gulf is expected to be killed once and for all by sunday, less than 20 feet left to drill on the relief well, allowing crews to permanently seal it from the bottom. more than 200 million gallons of oil spewed from it. 11 workers were killed. meanwhile, many frustrated residents and businesses affected by the disaster say they are still waiting to be paid back for their losses. >> you killed my working-class business. >> reporter: for two hours straight, one frustrated business owner after another told kenneth fineberg, the administrator of the $20 billion fund to compensate victims of bp's oil spill that his system for paying claims is broken. >> our worst fear was that we would get to this point in the season and not have any money. and we are there. >> i am begging -- begging -- for your help. i needed a check yesterday. >> reporter: when he took over the claims process three weeks ago, he promised checks to individuals in 48 hours and businesses in seven days. jenny and chris sherrill filed their claim for their once thriving b
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